Caudal anaesthesia of the infraorbital nerve for diagnosis of idiopathic headshaking and caudal compression of the infraorbital nerve for its treatment, in 58 horses

V L H Roberts, J D Perkins, E Skärlina, D A Gorvy, W H Tremaine, S A McKane, A Williams, I White, D C Knottenbelt

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Abstract

Idiopathic headshaking is often a facial pain syndrome, but a diagnostic protocol has not been described. In a previous study, caudal compression of the infraorbital nerve for treatment offered a fair success rate, but low case numbers and short follow-up time were limitations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-10
Number of pages4
JournalEquine Veterinary Journal Supplement
Volume45
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Bibliographical note

© 2012 EVJ Ltd.

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Behavior, Animal
  • Head
  • Head Movements
  • Horse Diseases
  • Horses
  • Orbit
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Time Factors

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